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Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Recognized by Tivity Health for Contributions to Reduce Social Isolation and Improve the Health of Older Adults

Tivity Health®, recognized Saint Joseph’s at the 2019 Connectivity Summit on Rural Aging for extensive work to promote healthier aging and social connectivity for older adults.

Dean’s List Announced for Spring 2019 Semester

Congratulations to the following students named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2019 semester! To be eligible for Dean’s List, a student must attain an average of 3.5 or better, successfully complete all courses for which the student is registered with no grade less than a B-, and must carry a course load of 14 credits minimum.

2019-07-11T10:04:30-04:00June 28th, 2019|Categories: Press Room, Highlights|Tags: , |

Sustainability advances at Saint Joseph’s with First Bee Campus Certification in Maine

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine has become the 73rd educational institution in the nation, and the first in Maine, to be certified as one of the affiliates of the Bee Campus USA program that has improved their campus landscape for pollinators.

2019-07-18T10:19:39-04:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: Press Room, Brightspace, Highlights|Tags: , , , |

Student Body President Elizabeth Cummons ’20 Selected for Maine NEW Leadership Institute

Saint Joseph’s College Student Body President Elizabeth Cummons '20 was selected to become one of 28 Maine students to participate in the 2019 Maine NEW (National Education for Women) Leadership Institute.

2019-06-11T11:09:23-04:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: Press Room, Brightspace, Highlights|Tags: |

Maine’s First College Hosting SilverSneakers Program Celebrates Launch of Institute for Integrative Aging

As Maine’s first college campus hosting the SilverSneakers fitness program for older adults, Saint Joseph’s College of Maine held a breakfast reception on May 10, 2019 that celebrated the successful launch of SilverSneakers as the first phase of the College’s Institute for Integrative Aging (IIA). The event welcomed award-winning global healthcare activist and Tivity Health CEO Donato J. Tramuto to campus. SilverSneakers, by Tivity Health, is the nation’s leading community fitness program for older Americans. Founded in 1992, the program is available to over 14.5 million Medicare beneficiaries through Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplement carriers and group retiree plans.

2019-05-13T15:38:13-04:00May 13th, 2019|Categories: Press Room, Brightspace, Highlights|Tags: |

New Mascot Revealed at Commencement Ceremony at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine

On Saturday, May 11, 2019, the College surprised the thousands gathered for the 106th Commencement ceremony by revealing the new Monks mascot character who stepped into the faculty procession line. Saint Joseph’s is the only college or university in the United States, in any NCAA division, to have “Monks” as a mascot. The Monks mascot dates back to 1970, but the costumed figure has not been a presence on campus for many years. Graduates represented more than 40 states and seven countries.

2019-05-13T09:23:00-04:00May 11th, 2019|Categories: Press Room, Brightspace, Highlights|Tags: , , |